George Barclay Photo

George Barclay

Born: May 16, 1876

Death: Apr 3, 1909

Birthplace: Milton

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

George Barclay

Date of Birth : May 16, 1876
Date of Death : Apr 3, 1909
Birth Place : Milton

George Oliver Barclay was an American football and baseball player. He played Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and later the Boston Beaneaters. He was also an early professional football player-coach for the Greensburg Athletic Association. He was nicknamed "The Rose" for his concern with his looks and his eye for the ladies and “Deerfoot” because of his speed. Barclay also invented the first football helmet.


  • Baseball player
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